Chisel

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1802

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; long flat blade and handle ending in a knob. Corroded.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription